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Borneo and Singapore

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S: Borneo and Singapore May 2012

FC: Borneo and Singapore May 2012 Photographs by Paul A Gitman

1: Hotel with rooftop garden | Merlion with downtown in the background | Singapore

2: Raffles | Fullerton Hotel | Two synagogues in Singapore

3: Downtown Singapore

4: Sri Mariamman Temple The Sri Mariamman Temple is Singapore's oldest Hindu temple. It is an agamic temple, built in the Dravidian style. The Sri Mariamman Temple was founded in 1827

9: Religious ceremony at Sri Mariamman Temple

11: Masjid Abdul Gafoor Mosque, Little India, Singapore

12: Budda Tooth Relic Temple, Singapore

14: Thian Hock Keng Temple, Singapore

15: Masjid Sultan Mosque, Arab Section, Singapore

16: Sri Veerama Kallamman Temple Little India, Singapore | This temple is dedicated to the Hindu Goddess Kali, the Goddess of Power. It is one of the oldest Hindu Temples in Singapore

18: Botanical Gardens, Singapore

23: White Tiger, Singapore Zoo

25: White Tiger, Singapore Zoo

26: Pygmy Hippo | White Faced Saki Monkey | Lemur | Warthog

27: Orang Utan

29: Gibbon | Spider Monkey

30: Komodo Dragan | Flamingo | East African Crane

31: Snake | Proboscis Monkey

32: Kuching, Borneo | South City Council, Kuching | Kuching is the Malay word for cat and thus this city is known as the Cat City. It is the capital and most populous city of the East Malaysian state of Sarawak. The city covers an area of 719 sq miles (1,863 km) and and has an estimated population of 1 million as of 2012. Sarawak was a part of the Sultanate of Brunei before it was ceded to British adventurer James Brooke, who ruled it as his personal kingdom from 24 September 1841

33: Legislative Assembly Building | Monument | Entrance Gate | Monnument

34: Jalan Mosque, | Cat statue | Square Tower (Fort Margherita) originally built as a jail

35: Tua Pek Kong Temple, built in 1943

37: Carpenter's Street and Chinese gate | Indian Gate | Old Court House and Charles Brooke's Memorial | General Post Office

38: Sarawak Cultural Village

39: Sarawak Cultural Village | Death Pole, Kuching Museum

40: Traveling to Bako National Park

41: Bako National Park

42: Long-tailed Macaques

43: Bearded Pigs, Bako National Park

44: Lemur | Long-tailed Macaque Monkey | Pit Viper

45: Bay, Bako National Park

46: Proboscis Monkey

48: Silvered Langur Monkey

49: Below, Long-tailed Macaque Monkey | Silvered Langur Monkey

51: Long-tailed Macaque Monkey

52: Mulu National Park

53: Long Cave, Mulu National Park

54: Deer Cave below. Bats leaving Deer Cave in waves. Mulu National Park.

56: Bats in Deer Cave | Hornbill

58: Wind Cave, Mulu National Park

59: Wind Cave Mulu National Park

60: Wind Cave

61: Clearwater Cave, Mulu National Park

62: Sunrise, Sepilok | Scene from the river, Mulu National Park | Sepilok

63: Orang Utan, Orang Utan Sanctuary, Sepilok, Borneo

68: Macaque Monkey Orang Utan Sanctuary

69: Macaque Monkey Orang Utan Sanctuary

70: Oriental Pied Hornbill, Sepilok

71: Rhinocerous Hornbill, Sepilok

72: Sunrise Sepilok

73: Turtle Island

74: Sunset, Turtle Island

75: Green Sea Turtle nesting at night. Laid 51 eggs the evening of our visit

76: Turtle nests dug by staff where eggs remain until they are hatched. | Turtles ready for release

77: Turtle waving good-bye | Turtles being released and heading for the water | Statistics for our visit 49 turtles arrived on shore 44 turtles actually nested 3896 eggs collected 1299 turtles released

78: Green Turtle found at foot of stair outside of our room

79: Tracks and pit nest made by the turtles

80: Monitor lizard with fish in its mouth | Monitor lizard looking for turtle eggs

81: Sunrise, Turtle Island

85: Local market, Sandakan Borneo

86: Proboscis Monkey, Kinabatangan | Kinabatangan

87: Proboscis Monkey, Kinabatangan

88: Wildlife along the kKinabatangan River

89: Crocodile, Kinabatangan River

90: Caterpillar, Kinabatangan River | Wild Pig, Kinabatangan River

91: Macaque Monkey, Kinabatangan River

92: Kingfisher, Kinabatangan River | Viper, Kinabatangan River | Lizard, Kinabatangan River

93: Macaque Monkey, Kinabatangan River

94: Kingfisher, Kinabatangan River | Scops Owl, Kinabatangan River

95: Storm's Stork, Kinabatangan River

96: Macaque Monkey, Kinabatangan River

99: Storm's Stork, Kinabatangan River

100: Clouds over the Kinabatangan River

101: Pigmy Elephants, Kinabatangan River

109: Sunset, Kinabatangan River

110: Dressing for dinner, Kinabatangan River Resort | Preparing for a trek, Danum Valley | Danum Valley

111: Maroon langur (red leaf monkey), Danum Valley | Lizard

112: Danum Valley

113: Orang Utan, Danum Valley

114: Orang Utan, Danum Valley

116: Canopy Walk, Danum Valley

117: Early morning, Danum Valley

118: Termites marching up a tree in formation

119: Bird watching in Danum valley

120: Blue-throated Bee-eater, Danum Valley

121: Typical suspension bridge, Danum Valley

122: Orang Utan, Danum Valley

123: Gail trekking with Leech socks on. I with a leech on my finger

124: Jacuzzi Pools

125: Critters who live in the forest, Danum Valley

126: Birds sleeping at nights | Spider

127: Tarantula Spider

128: Frogs, Danum Valley

129: Hike to top of hill and to a burial site over 400 years old.

130: Glimpse of Bear Cat and their tails, Danum Valley

131: Western Tarsier, night drive, Danum Valley

132: Orang Utan, Danum Valley

136: Sunset Koto Kinabalu, Borneo

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